Genevieve LeBaron

Professor of Politics at the University of Sheffield

Genevieve LeBaron is a professor of politics and co-director of the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) at the University of Sheffield, and co-chair of the Yale University Modern Slavery Working Group. Her research has been published in leading academic journals, including Review of International Political Economy, Socio-Economic Review, Review of International Studies and Brown Journal of World Affairs, as well as books by leading publishers including Oxford University Press and Polity. She has held visiting positions at Yale University, the International Labour Organization, Sciences Po, Paris, and University of California, Berkeley. She was included in the 2018 UK Top100 Corporate Modern Slavery Influencers and 2017 Global Top 100 Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery Influence Leaders Lists and has been awarded the British Academy Rising Star Award by the British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences for her research and policy contributions on forced labour.

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